Below are some of the other popular activities in Emerald Isle. Be sure to check out customer reviews in TripAdvisor.com!
Restaurants & Bars
So many more great places! Check out Tripadvisor.com, and don't forget the nearby towns of Morehead City and Beaufort, with some of the highest-rated restaurants in North Carolina! Morehead City is known as "Fisherman's Paradise," and Beaufort is a highly-rated historic district Plan a fun day of sampling local cuisine and bar-hopping!
EMERALD ISLE BOAT ACCESS
6800 Emerald Drive (just 2 miles from Sea Star)
This new facility is managed by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, and is open 24/7/365. There is no fee to launch a boat.
Four launching ramps
Parking for 112 vehicle / trailer combos
Pier to the Sound
Picnic shelter and playground
CEDAR POINT BOAT ACCESS
144 Cedar Point Blvd., Cedar Point, NC
Parking for 44 vehicles
No fee to launch a boat.
Outdoor Fun & Recreation
Hot Wax Surf Shop
Water Boggan 8915 Reed Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2440
Emerald Forest Golf (Mini) 8720 Reed Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2439
Even More Nearby...
There is even more to do in nearby towns!
Check out Swansboro's historical downtown shopping area, Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach, Beaufort's Old Burying Grounds with fascinating tales of its "residents," the Beaufort Waterfront, Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks and other wild horse / wildlife preserves, abundant local breweries and more! Nearby Morehead City and Beaufort offer some of the best restaurants in the state. There are too many restaurants to mention, with all types of cuisine. Check them out on Tripadvisor.com. You will want to come back time and again to explore everything the Crystal Coast has to offer!